A Grand Purée of Sorrow

I think I discovered something while watching this video below. It is a video montage of three professors at Southern talking about whiteness, white supremacy, critical race theory, and all that jazz. I’ll give you a chance to watch it too, and then we’ll check in afterwards to see if you noticed the same thing …

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The Slaves of Jonathan Edwards, Part 2

Introduction: For those late to the party, I wrote last week (9/18/19) about the slaves of Jonathan Edwards. This excited comment, and so I followed it up with a piece on white supremacy (9/23/19). And because the bulk of the questions and objections that have been raised had to do with the purchase of a slave by Edwards, and his possible complicity ...

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White Supremacy and the Cross

Introduction: Last Friday (and into the weekend) I got into a little Twitter skirmish with a handful of folks who were responding to my piece on The Slaves of Jonathan Edwards, found here. The threads are pretty tangled, but if you want to go back and sort them out, I was interacting with @danieleleven32, @KyleJamesHoward, @PastorTrey05, ...

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The Slaves of Jonathan Edwards

Introduction: Some people might want to raise the question why I have chosen to write on slavery as much as I have. The reason is actually a pretty simple one: I wrote the other day about the functional authority of Scripture, and the issue of slavery gives us a wonderful opportunity to see just how …

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This Crimson Carnage

This post originally ran May 25, 2016. I begin by saying that I think of the American flag with affection, respect and sorrow. I think of what it used to represent, what it ought to represent, and what it periodically still represents. The sorrow has to do with what our ruling elites are insisting that it …

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The Full Ascol

Introduction: The title of this post was almost “As White as a Woke Southern Baptist.” That would have reflected a proverb that might be circulating throughout the tribe of Judah even now. And if we didn’t do something, and fast, it would not be long before the proverb would have to be changed to “as …

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Racism Inflation

No, let me correct that. We have entered an era of racism hyper-inflation. And what that does, in every instance, is debase the currency. The word and the offense is it supposed to represent have become meaningless, devoid of content, a null set, a big nothing. And it is the ostensible foes of racism what …

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